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Top One Percent

Sacrifices of the 1%

Rob Taub | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy
Rob Taub

Akin to the suffering of middle class and poor families in these difficult economic times, the one percent are struggling as well behind their gilded ...

Even Millionaires Think The Rich Should Pay Higher Taxes

CNBC | Robert Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business

CNBC: In the heated debate over inequality, the wealthy are usually portrayed as the cause rather than the solution. But CNBC's first-ever Milli...

Why We Are Losing the Tax Reform Debate

Martin Lobel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Martin Lobel

Reform does not mean raising taxes on the rich. It means cutting tax subsidies to the rich to slow the dramatic shift of wealth from the middle class to the very rich.

Support at 3.0%?

Michael Farr | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

Is there any doubt that the amount of cars or dishwashers or flat-screen TVs (these are the Fed's "durable goods", which are typically bought using credit) would slow if credit were to suddenly become dramatically more expensive? Wouldn't the recent massive expansion in student loans slow as well?

This Is How We Became Plagued By Perpetual Inequality, In 1 Flowchart

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 12.05.2013 | Business

No other nation in the developing world creates income inequality quite like us, and that's possibly hurting economic growth, probably hampering econo...

Jillian Berman

Why Wealthy Americans' Cash Hoarding Is Everyone's Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

America's wealthiest households are increasingly squirreling away their cash, according to two recently published reports, in a trend that could pose ...

Undocumented Immigrants Pay Taxes At A Higher Rate Than WHO!?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

Undocumented immigrants are handing over a larger share of their income to state and local governments than the top 1 percent, according to an analysi...

Shocker: Income Inequality Gets Worse When You Slash Taxes On The Rich

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

The rich just keep getting richer -- not only by gobbling up more income, but also by paying less in taxes. That means less support for the poor, who ...

Here's How Much The 1 Percent Will Pay In Taxes This Year

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Business

-- How much households at different income levels will pay in federal income, payroll, corporate and estate taxes for 2013. ___...

The Top One Percent Captured ALL Income Gains In First Two Years Of Recovery

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

In the aftermath of the worst recession in decades, the richest Americans have been getting richer -- a lot richer -- while most Americans have gone t...

Rich Get Richer, While Workers Lose Ground

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

If you feel the economic recovery hasn't helped your pocketbook much, it's not just your imagination. The annual wages of the bottom 90 percent of ...

The One Percent Is HOW MUCH Richer Than You Are?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

The rich are getting even richer as most other Americans fall behind. Households in the wealthiest one percent were 288 times richer than the media...

The One Percent's Favorite Sports

CNBC | Daniel Bukszpan | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Anyone with a kid in Little League knows that standard equipment, like a bat, ball and a mitt, is only the beginning of the story. There are unexpecte...

Be Careful What You Cut

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Right before the U.S. House of Representatives left for the summer to go home to campaign for your vote, they voted to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest Americans millionaires and billionaires.

Top One Percent Of One Percent Make Up Big Share Of U.S. Income Gains

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

By David Cay Johnston March 15 (Reuters) - The aftermaths of the Great Recession and the Great Depression produced sha...

Who Are The 1 Percent?

www.nytimes.com | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Adam Katz is happy to talk to reporters when he is promoting his business, a charter flight company based on Long Island called ...

5 Ways You Can Occupy Wall Street

Edward Murray | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Edward Murray

Thousands of people across the world are actively maintaining the front line of the Occupy movement; this article is not for those people.

Think Again: The Era of the 'One Percent'

Eric Alterman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it's easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience.